Investigators examined which patient populations are most likely to be tested for COVID-19, test positive for COVID-19, and have the most severe outcomes.
The analysis below includes 165,359 patients tested for COVID-19 and 66,017 COVID-19 positive patients as of April 17, 2020. Data are pooled from 22 health systems that represent 140 hospitals, spanning 11 states and covering 86 million patients.
Women between the ages of 4 and 64 were slightly more likely to be tested for COVID-19 than men. Men between the ages of 19 and 84 were slightly more likely to test positive for COVID-19 than women.
Men between the ages of 19 and 74 were also more likely than women to be hospitalized or die due to COVID-19. Men age 75 and older were more likely to die than women.